Articles by Lynn M. Ross

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    Successful cities start from the ground up

    November 1, 2016 by Lynn M. Ross

    Successful cities start from the ground up

    Knight Cities Challenge winning project "The Swings: An Exercise in Musical Cooperation" by DailyTousLesJours. Photo by Cushy Creative. 

    Recent news headlines reflect the enormous challenges our country faces. In Charlotte, a police shooting in September led to days of unrest, echoing all too familiar scenes in other cities. Communities across the country are being damaged by extreme weather—a more frequent occurrence as our planet warms. And 24/7 election coverage suggests that polarization has permanently impacted any attempt at finding common ground.